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Soon afterwards I commenced to go to Queen Elisabeth Grammar School in High Barnet. It was not a real boarding school but the headmaster took in a few boys and I was duly installed as one of the few. The … Continue reading
My family seemed to know that they were a part of history; not that they were notables or history makers for anyone other than their own loving family, but a disproportionate amount of them (women included) seemed to have a … Continue reading
One day a wireless was received that a ship was sinking a short distance away. She had been hit by two torpedoes and was sinking rapidly but two destroyers were hurrying to the rescue. We were all ordered to carry … Continue reading
In a shell hole… A brief respite; return to mother earth. Men that have seen too much bloodshed take a moment to shave.